Smart TV’s are fast become one of the most recognised household products of the 21st Century, and even more so for 2017. As we draw ourselves closer into a technological future, it is becoming far easier to interact and connect through devices and smart TV’s are apart of those every growing devices.
There has been a steady stream of enticing smart TV’s that have graced the television circuit, but there are only a few which make the set of the best smart TV’s of 2017.
This year has seen Sony make a leap for the top circle of smart TV’s with the Sony KD-55A1, retailing at £3499 it is Sony’s first OLED TV. A TV full of class and beauty it is hard to beat. The Sony KD-55A1 is known for its invisible speaker system and its near to perfect colours, not to mention its fantastic three-dimensional images which will beat any rival. It’s a TV that isn’t so much for the budget hunters, but for anyone who is looking to add a touch of sophistication to their home.
Moving away from Sony and onto LG with their most affordable OLED TV of 2017, the LG OLED55C7V. It retails at around £3000 but it is worth every penny. The true colour contrasts and wide viewing angles makes it a noticeable smart TV, not to mention its high-quality gaming response.
The Samsung QE49Q7F is Samsung’s budget friendly QLED TV and it’s worth the excitement.
At around £2,000 it has a unique minimalistic design that allows you to control your TV from any compatible smart device. It is a TV that is compatible with a range of devices and provides easy access to all of your content in one safe place. The Samsung QE49Q7F is all about details and connectivity, it’s the perfect TV for a gadget enthusiast.
Smart TV’s don’t have to be expensive and one that hits home for the more budget friendly revelers is the Philips 49PUS6401. As a bright and vibrant colour TV, it houses all the necessities required to be a smart product. With an abundance of 4K and HDR viewing, it retails at just under £500 and still provides those clear and crisp details that the much more expensive brands indicate. It’s a household revelation, and its range of fun features and easy to use interface, makes it the ideal component for anyone on a budget, especially with its saving grace of ambilight.
LG know how to market TV’s and if price isn’t a concern then the LG Signature W7 Wallpaper OLED65W7V is the price piece. Retailing at £8000 it isn’t for the faint-hearted. It is however, the benchmark for new smart TV’s, with its elegant design, solid motion handling and outstanding picture quality it is no wonder why this is fast becoming the TV of the century. It is known for its lightweight and paper-like design, and rightly so receiving the name ‘Wallpaper’ for its unique appearance.
A 4K favourite is the LG OLED55C6V at £1,799, it is a stunning TV that is full of the latest technological smart TV advances, with a support system of Dolby Vision and HDR10 it punches a lot into its frame. The powerful picture quality of deep blacks and rich colours puts the LG OLED55C6V ahead of its competitors.
Samsung are one of the most recognisable brands and the Samsung UE55KS9000 is no different. This 4K and HDR smart TV is outstandingly beautiful. The sharp edges and consistent fine quality makes this one of Samsung’s most aesthetically pleasing smart TV’s. At only £1,499 its defined picture quality and smooth movement leads the way in the smart TV revolution.
The Panasonic TX-40DX700B is another favourite of 2017, its smart and sleek design makes it a noticeable piece but its standout components is what draws it into the top smart TV’s of this year. It is home to a wide variety of on-demand services, including BBC iPlayer, ITV player and much more. The Panasonic TX-40DX700B houses Freeview Play, provides detailed imagery and for the 4K enthusiasts out there, it does exactly that, but on a more compact size and pocket-friendly budget – the Panasonic retails at around £550.